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Old 08-22-08, 12:58AM   #1
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Default Buffer/Polisher--what do you recommend ?

If I wanted to buy these items, what brands and models have given good results ? Tell me about the steps/bonnets/pads and chemicals
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Old 08-23-08, 01:12AM   #2
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I like a Dewalt buffer, it's pretty light weight.

http://www.dewalt.com/us/products/to...?productID=173
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I like a Dewalt buffer, it's pretty light weight.

http://www.dewalt.com/us/products/to...?productID=173
I second the dewalt. I don't remember the pad types though.
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Are you polishing a freshly painted car or is it a car that has already been wet sanded and what type of paint? base coat clear coat, single stage...
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Are you polishing a freshly painted car or is it a car that has already been wet sanded and what type of paint? base coat clear coat, single stage...
Not doing anything just yet...thinking of the most versatile tool . Most likely base/clear stuff, like my 99 GMC truck that has these funny spots all over it
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Old 10-23-08, 12:16AM   #6
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I use an air buffer/grinder, lighter than any electric one and will do 10,000 rpm. Some say that is too fast and will burn the paint, but I have never burnt any paint and I can finish buffing a car in half the time as with an electric buffer.
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